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REP Coordinator

Date Posted:  Nov 16, 2022
Requisition ID:  413224

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

Agency Statement:


About the Indiana Department of Homeland Security:
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) leads Indiana's emergency planning and operations, first responder training and fire and building safety. The Indiana State Fire Marshal leads the Division of Fire and Building Safety (within IDHS), which oversees the enforcement of building codes and includes a fire investigations unit. The agency certifies and trains thousands of first responders and also hosts state-level exercises each year. IDHS also supports the state Emergency Operations Center (EOC), which leads response and coordination efforts for large-magnitude incidents.

Salary Statement:

The salary for this position traditionally starts at $59,800 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.

About the Job:

As the Health Physicist, you will be responsible for working to support the radiation programs, focusing primarily on the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program. In this position, you will be evaluating the state training and equipment needs as well as assisting with program development, planning, and training.  As the Health Physicist, you will provide support in a response to a radiation incident within the state. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Assist in developing, promoting, coordinating, managing and over-sight of a statewide safe and effective Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program.  
  • Ensure the Indiana Department of Homeland Security meets the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission requirements. 
  • Work with state and local stakeholders in the development, maintenance, testing and revision to the statewide REP response plan.    
  • Manage and forecast the REP budget with funding provided by the nuclear power utilities.  
  • Coordinate radiological training activities and assist in the development and maintenance of course materials to ensure regulatory compliance and effective radiation knowledge.   
  • Work closely with web-based training coordinator to design, update, and format web-based and blended (part online, part in-class) courses. 
  • Assist in maintaining inventories of equipment, supplies, training aids, and multimedia resources for the Radiological training program. 
  • Prepare, submit reports, and make recommendations on improvements.   
  • Assist in the development and implementation of radiological training plans for the state and local jurisdictions. 
  • May serve as a member of various task forces and committees related to the radiological program or homeland security programs. 
  • Serve as an Authorized User (AU) of radioactive materials under the agency's NRC license.   
  • Serve as a liaison with the ISDH and the ISDH radiochemistry lab to include any issues involving the NRC, radiation investigations and the REP Program.   
  • Serve as an Assistant Radiation Safety Officer for the IDHS under the IDHS/Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) license.  

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 


What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree program or two years of practical experience in management or supervision. May substitute college coursework with relevant experience. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Possess verbal skills consistent with adult training, learning, and facilitation. 
  • Possess the ability to manage multiple programs and initiatives simultaneously. 
  • In-depth knowledge of the National Response Framework and Homeland Security Presidential Directives 5 & 8. 
  • Broad knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply the varied, complex, and often changing and/or conflicting policies and regulations relating to homeland security initiatives. 
  • Broad knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of adult education including instructional design, program management, course development, and training evaluation and needs assessment. 
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, the complex and varied tools and equipment designed for homeland security issues, such as multiple communications systems, databases, etc. 
  • Ability to make sound decisions and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Ability to physically perform emergency response/public safety field demonstrations. 

You must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Must meet or be able to meet the education/training and experience requirements of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to serve as an Assistant Radiation Safety Officer.  

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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